Division of Adolescent Medicine


Recent, Peer-reviewed

Agarwal S, Jawad AF, Miller VA. A multivariate model exploring the predictive value of demographic, adolescent, and family factors on glycemic control in adolescents with type 1 diabetes. Pediatr Diabetes. 2016;17(7):500-508.

Agarwal, S., Raymond, J.K., Schutta, M.H., Cardillo, S., Miller, V.A., & Long, J. An adult healthcare-based pediatric to adult transition program for emerging adults with type 1 diabetes. The Diabetes Educator. 2017; 43(1), 87-96.

Akers AY, Cohen ED, Marshal MP, Roebuck G, Yu L and Hipwell AE.: Objective and Perceived Weight: Associations with Risky Adolescent Sexual Behavior. Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health. 2016, 48(3): 129-137.

Alderfer MA, Zelley K, Lindell RB, Novokmet A, Mai PL, Garber JE, Nathan D, Scollon S, Chun NM, Patenaude AF, Ford JM, Plon SE, Schiffman JD, Diller LR, Savage SA, Malkin D, Ford CA, Nichols KE. Parent decision-making around the genetic testing of children for germline TP53 mutations. Cancer. 2015;121(2):286-93.

Bain A, Wong CA, Slap G, Polsky D, Merchant RM, Akosa Antwi Y, Rubin D, Ford CA. Common and costly hospitalizations among insured young adults since the Affordable Care Act. J Adolesc Health. 2016; 59(1):61-67.

Borrero S, Nikolajski C, Steinberg J, Freedman L, Akers AY, Ibrahim S, Schwarz EB. "It just happens": A qualitative study exploring low-income women's perspectives on pregnancy intention and planning. Contraception. 2015; 91(2):150-6. PMID: 25477272

Coles MS, Lau M, Akers AY. If you do not ask, they will not tell: Evaluating pregnancy risk in young women in pediatric hospitals. J Adolesc Health. 2016 Mar;58(3):251-2. PMID: 26903425

Culyba AJ, Ginsburg KR, Fein JA, Branas CC, Richmond TS, Wiebe DJ. Protective effects of adolescent-adult connection on male youth in urban environments. J Adolesc Health. 2016 Feb;58(2):237-40. PMID: 26802994

Culyba AJ, Ginsburg KR, Fein JA, Branas CC, Richmond TS, Miller E, Wiebe DJ. Examining the role of supportive family connection in violence exposure among male youth in urban environments. J Interpers Violence. 2016 Apr 24. pii: 0886260516646094. [Epub ahead of print]

Dasari M, Borrero S, Akers AY, Sucato GS, Dick R, Hicks A, Miller E. Barriers to long-acting reversible contraceptive uptake among homeless young women. J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol. 2015 Jul 23. pii: S1083-3188(15)00263-6. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 26210293

Dowshen N, Lee S, Lehman BM, Castillo M, Mollen C. IknowUshould2: Feasibility of a youth-driven social media campaign to promote STI and HIV testing among adolescents in Philadelphia. AIDS and Behavior. 2015; 19(2):106-111. PMC4495004

Dowshen N, Matone M, Luan X, Lee S, Belzer M, Fernandez M, Rubin D. Behavioral and health outcomes for HIV+ young transgender women (ytw) linked to and engaged in medical care. LGBT Health. 2016 Apr;3(2):162-7.

Dowshen N, Meadows R, Byrnes M, Hawkins L, Eder J, Noonan K. Policy perspective: Ensuring comprehensive care and support for gender nonconforming children and adolescents. Transgender Health 2016;1(1): 75-85.

Farkas AH, Vanderberg R, Sucato GS, Miller E, Akers AY, Borrero S. Racial and ethnic differences in young men’s sex and contraception education. J Adolsc Health. 2015; 56(4): 464-7. PMID: 25797633

Feudtner C, Walter JK, Faerber JA, Hill DL, Carroll KW, Mollen C, Miller VA, Morrison W, Munson D, Kang T, Hinds P. Good parent beliefs of parents of seriously ill children. JAMA Pediatrics. 2015;169(1):39-47.

Ford CA. The role of Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine in training of health professionals. Int J Adolesc Med Health. 2016 Aug 1;28(3):339-44.

Ford CA, Cheek C, Culhane J, Fishman 2, Mathew L, Salek EC, Webb D, Jaccard J. Parent and adolescent interest in receiving adolescent health communication information from primary care clinicians. J Adolesc Health. 2016 Aug;59(2):154-61.

Foster LJ, Lee M, Morrison PK, Davis EM, Miller E, Akers AY. Parental perceptions of the importance of adolescent mental health information. Health & Social Work. 2015;40(3):e117-25.

Friedrich EF, Jawad AF, Miller VA. Correlates of problem resolution during parent-child discussions about chronic illness management.  Children’s Health Care. 2016;45(3):323-341.

Grimberg A, Cousounis P, Cucchiara AJ, Lipman TH, Ginsburg KR. Parental concerns influencing decisions to seek medical care for a child's short stature. Horm Res Paediatr. 2015;84(5):338-48. PMID: 26448482

Hill DL, Miller VA, Hexem KR, Carroll KW, Faerber JA, Kang T, Feudtner C. Problems and hopes perceived by mothers, fathers and physicians of children receiving palliative care. Health Expect. 2015 Oct;18(5):1052-65. PMC3796017

Hoopes A, Akers A, Ahrens K, Kelly G. A qualitative study of factors that influence contraceptive choice among adolescent school-based health center patients. J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol. 2016 Jun;29(3):259-64. PMC4934126

Insetta ER, Akers AY, Miller E, Yonas MA, Burke JG, Hintz L, Chang JC. Intimate partner violence victims as mothers: Their messages and strategies for communicating with children to break the cycle of violence. J Interpers Violence. 2015; 30(4):703-24. PMID: 24919995

Landers SE, Friedrich EA, Jawad AF, Miller VA. Examining the interaction of parental involvement and parenting style in predicting adherence in youth with type 1 diabetes. Fam Syst Health. 2016;34(1):41-50.

Lee S, Dowshen N, Matone M, Mollen C. Variation in practice of expedited partner therapy for adolescents by state policy environment. J Adolesc Health. 2015;57(3):348-50. PMID: 26299562

Lipstein EA, Brinkman WB, Fix A, Hendrix KS, Kryworuchko J, Miller VA, Prosser LA, Ungar W, Fox D. An emerging field of research: Challenges in pediatric decision making. Medical Decision Making. 2015;35(3):403-408.

Mehta AS, Goyal MK, Dowshen N, Mistry RD. Practices, beliefs, and perceived barriers to adolescent Human Immunodeficiency Virus screening in the emergency department. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2015;31(9):621-6. PMID: 25834965

Miller VA, Feudtner C. Parent and child perceptions of the benefits of research participation. IRB: Ethics & Human Research. 2016;38(4):1-7.

Miller, V.A., Feudtner, C., & Jawad, A.F. Children’s decision making involvement about research participation: Associations with perceived fairness and self-efficacy. Journal of Empirical Research on Human Research Ethics. 2017; 12(1), 87-96.

Miller, V.A., Werner-Lin, A., Walser, S.A., Biswas, S., & Bernhardt, B. An observational study of children’s involvement in informed consent for exome sequencing research. Journal of Empirical Research on Human Research Ethics. 2017; 12(1), 6-13.

Nagata JM, Golden NH, Peebles R, Long J, Murray SB, Leonard MB, Carlson JL. Assessment of sex differences in body composition among adolescents with anorexia nervosa. J of Adolesc Health. 2017: 60(4), 455-459.

Nagata JM, Golden NH, Peebles R, Long J, Leonard MB, Chang AO, Carlson JL. Assessment of sex differences in bone deficits among adolescents with anorexia nervosa. Int J Eat Disord. 2017: 50(4), 352-358.

Nikolajski C, Miller E, McCauley E, Akers AY, Schwarz EB, Freedman L, Steinberg JR, Ibrahim S, Borrero S. Race and reproductive coercion: A qualitative assessment. Women’s Health Issues. 2015;25(3):216-223. PMID: 25748823

Peebles R, Lesser A, Park CC, Heckert K, Timko CA, Lantzouni E, Liebman R, Weaver L. Outcomes of an inpatient medical nutritional rehabilitation protocol in children and adolescents with eating disorders. Journal of Eating Disorders. 2017: 5:7.

Ritchwood TD, Dave G, Carthron DL, Isler MR, Blumenthal C, Wynn M, Odulana A, Lin FC, Akers AY, Corbie-Smith G. Adolescents and parental caregivers as lay health advisers in a community-based risk reduction intervention for youth: Baseline data from Teach One, Reach One. AIDS Care. 2016;28(4):537-42. PMID: 26573538

Seetharaman S, Golden NH, Halpern-Felsher B, Peebles R, Payne A, Carlson JL. Effect of a prior history of overweight on return of menses in adolescents with eating disorders. J Adolesc Health. 2017: 60(4), 469-471.

Shah B, Chan SH, Perriera L, Gold MA, Akers AY. Teaching trainees to deliver adolescent reproductive health services. J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol. 2016;29(1):53-61. PMC4681699

Vanderberg RH, Farkas AH, Miller E, Sucato GS, Akers AY, Borrero SB. Racial and/or ethnic differences in formal sex education and sex education by parents among young women in the United States. J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol. 2016;29(1):69-73. PMID: 26143556

Werner-Lin A, Tomlinson A, Miller VA, Bernhardt B. Adolescent engagement during assent for exome sequencing. AJOB Empirical Bioethics. 2016; 7(4), 275-284.

Wong CA, Asch DA, Vinoya CM, Ford CA, Baker T, Town R, Merchant RM. Seeing health insurance and HealthCare.gov through the eyes of young adults. J Adolesc Health. 2015 Aug;57(2):137-43. PMID: 26092178

Wong CA, Bain A, Polsky D, Merchant RM, Antwi YA, Slap G, Rubin D, Ford CA. The use and out-of-pocket cost of urgent care clinics and retail-based clinics by adolescents and young adults compared with children. J Adolesc Health. 2017; 16(1): 107-112.

Wong CA, Ford CA, French B, Rubin DM. Changes in young adult primary care under the Affordable Care Act. Am J Public Health. 2015;105 Suppl 5:S680-5. PMID: 26447914

Wood S, Dowshen N, Lowenthal E. A generation at stake: Time to improve the global HIV/AIDS care continuum for adolescents. JAMA Pediatrics. 2015; 169(7):619-620. PMC4494868

Zimbrick-Rogers CG, Ginsburg K, Hill C, Fegley S, Ravitch S, Ford CA. Parenthood and motivation to change in homeless older adolescents. J Poverty. 2016;1-20.